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    NSI Domain Frontrunning
    by krischenowski on Tuesday January 15 2008, @01:13PM (#16974)
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    The so-called" improvements NSI should have made are complete bullshit and teargas from NSI communication smoke-balls to the eyes of the global Internet community. I can prove why:

    I'm not a customer to NSI and I did another test (after that one one Jan 8th) by just looking for the fantasy name tetremisis.com on the NSI website together with a simple website package. In a second window I followed the Whois and was really surprised that tetronis.com was reserved by NSI before I finished my purchase (which I of course did not do). Some 1 min later I tried to register register tetremisis.com at United Domains (a big German Registrar) but the search revealed that tetronis.com is not available. I made screenhotes again, if someone needs them, please feel free to send me an email at krischenowski at dotberlin dot de.

    Again I don't find this an acceptable business practice at all and a potentially illegal infringment of trademark rights of third parties. If such a case would happen with a German registrar the registrar could immediately be sued by a provisional injunction with cost of between 2000 and 10000 Euro costs for the registrar.

    Dirk Krischenowski
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